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cgi.rb Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of cgi.rb

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The 'cgi.rb' CGI is installed. Some versions is vulnerable to
remote denial of service.

By sending a specially crafted HTTP POST request, a malicious user can force
the remote host to consume a large amount of CPU ressources.

*** Warning : Nessus solely relied on the existence of this CGI, it did not
*** acertain if you specific version is vulnerable to that problem

Solution : Verify that your version is at least 1.8.1 or later
Threat Level: High

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